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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 610302, 3 pages
Case Report

Epiretinal Membrane after Laser In Situ Keratomileusis

1Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, 11981 E Lake Cir, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, USA
2Asociacion para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico, 04030 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 24 January 2013; Accepted 19 March 2013

Academic Editors: J. F. Arevalo, H. Y. Chen, and C. Giusti

Copyright © 2013 Miguel Paciuc-Beja et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Multiple posterior segment complications can occur after LASIK. Posterior vitreous detachment, macular holes, retinal hemorrhages, retinal detachment, and several other complications have been described. A case of posterior vitreous detachment with epiretinal membrane in a young adult after LASIK is reported. LASIK surgeons must be aware of the possibility of posterior segment complications after surgery.